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Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.

Sudangrass (Brown Mid Rib)

Sudangrass (Brown Mid Rib)Organic Cover Crop Seed


Product ID: 2826G

Vigorous summer cover crop outcompetes weeds.

Brown Mid Rib Sudangrass is a warm-season bunchgrass slightly coarser than Piper. It will produce large amounts of organic matter, cycle nutrients, suppress weeds and loosen soil with its deeply penetrating roots. An excellent catch crop for excess nitrogen. It grows quickly and needs to be mowed regularly to control height (up to 7 ft.). Great for livestock forage, but should be grazed only when mature and NEVER after a frost due to high levels of glucosides, which convert to prussic acid and are toxic. Plant late spring to early summer when the soil is warm, 1-2 lb./1,000 sq.ft. (30-40 lb./acre.) Organically grown. Avg. 16,000 seeds/lb.

Product Price Qty
2826G1/4 Pound  $6.05 
2826G5 Pounds  $19.70 
2826G25 Pounds  $74.50 
2826G50 Pounds  $131.00 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   80-100

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Shipping Information & Notes

Sudan Grass prefers hot and dry weather, like corn, and withstands drought-like conditions easily. Plant once soil temperature has warmed to at least 60 degrees; earlier sowings will be outgrown by cool weather weeds. Plant ½-1½" deep. Can be mowed to increase root structure and add more organic matter to the field.

Shipping Notes 25-lb. and 50-lb. sizes ship via ground transportation. The appropriate "Zone" additional shipping charges will be added at checkout. Please remember to provide a street address.

SHIPPING NOTE: Orders to Canada require phytosanitary inspection. The cost for this inspection starts at $125.00 USD.

Farm Seed & Cover Crops | Comparison Chart

Note: Additional shipping charges apply to the sizes listed below, and will be added to your final total.

Product Size Zone A Zone B Zone C Zone D
25 Pounds $11.00 $18.00 $86.00 $51.00
50 Pounds $15.00 $28.00 $139.00 $74.00

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Growing Information

Green Manures

CULTURE: Sow the seeds at the time, rate, and depth specified for each variety listed.
FOR GREEN MANURE: Till in at any growth stage.
FOR ORNAMENTAL USE OR GRAIN HARVEST: Cut the plants near the base when most of the green color has turned brown and the seeds are hardening (no longer milky).
SEED SPECS: Planting rates are listed in the comparison chart.

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